Hitachi Construction Machinery


External Evaluation

As a company, we are pursuing sustainable and socially-responsible business activities in ways that cannot be conveyed only with financial information. As well as of course releasing environmental information, we are also proactively responding to trusted surveys.

SRI Index

The SRI Index is based on ESG (Environment/Social/Governance), and is an indicator describing choices in socially-responsible investment.

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For seven years since 2009, the FTSE4Good Global Index has selected HCM as meeting its index criteria.

FTSE4Good Global Index Series

In 2017, the SNAM Sustainability Index selected HCM as meeting investmentindex criteria. HCM has been selected for  5 years since 2013.

CDP Investor Questionnaires

Climate change response strategy, and studies on greenhouse gas emission levels by CDP(ex:Carbon Disclosure Project)

  • CDP 2016 Climate Change Questionnaire  Score: A-
  • CDP 2015 Climate Change Questionnaire  Disclosure score: 99, Performance score: B
  • CDP 2014 Climate Change Questionnaire  Disclosure score: 94, Performance score: B
  • CDP 2013 Climate Change Questionnaire  Disclosure score: 93, Performance score:C
  • CDP 2012 Climate Change Questionnaire  Disclosure score: 80, Performance score:C
  • CDP 2011 Climate Change Questionnaire  Disclosure score: 83, Performance score:C

'Corporate Environmental Management Grading' Survey (Nikkei Inc)

Environmental management evaluation in the following 5 fields: “Environmental management promotion structure”, “Pollution countermeasures, biological diversity policy”, “Resource recycling”, “Product measures” and “Global warming countermeasures”

  • The 20th (2016) 33rd place in Manufacturers (total 396 companies), 4th place by industry (machinery), score 454
  • The 19th (2015) 10th place in Manufacturers (total 413 companies), 1st place by industry (machinery), score 477
  • The 18th (2014) 23rd place in Manufacturers (total 419 companies), 3rd place by industry (machinery), score 467
  • The 17th (2013) 25th place in Manufacturers (total 429 companies), 3rd place by industry (machinery), score 461
  • The 16th (2012) 19th place in Manufacturers (total 438 companies), 2nd place by industry (machinery), score 466
  • The 15th (2011) 78th place in Manufacturers (total 449 companies), 12th place by industry (machinery), score 436

CSR Business Ranking (Toyo Keizai)

  • The 11th Toyo Keizai “CSR Business Ranking” Rank 85th overall (out of 1408 companies)
  • The 10th Toyo Keizai “CSR Business Ranking” Rank 89th overall (out of 1325 companies)
  • The 9th Toyo Keizai “CSR Business Ranking” Rank 89th overall (out of 1305 companies)
  • The 8th Toyo Keizai “CSR Business Ranking” Rank 73rd overall (out of 1210 companies)
  • The 7th Toyo Keizai “CSR Business Ranking” Rank 84th overall (out of 1128 companies)
  • The 6th Toyo Keizai “CSR Business Ranking” Rank 92nd overall (out of 1117 companies)


  • HCM has received an A rating each year since 2011 from the Sompo Japan Green Open Fund’s “Buna-no-mori Environmental Survey.”
  • The Japan Research Institute, Limited “Japanese Corporation ESG (Environment/Social/Governance) Initiative Survey”
  • IntegreX Inc. survey “Integration with Society,” etc.
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